Toby Carvery - Thanet

4.1
38 reviews
£25 and under
British

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Here at Toby Carvery Thanet, we believe there's only one way to do our beloved British roast – and that's properly. Every spud is checked by hand and ruffled for extra crunch. All of our meat is slow-cooked and basted to succulent perfection. And our Yorkshires are freshly made in our kitchens and served crisp, fluffy and piping-hot to your plate. That's what makes us the home of the roast.
What 38 People Are Saying
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4.1based on all time ratings
4.2
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4.0
service
3.9
ambience
4.5
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88% of people would recommend it to a friend
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HelenH
Kent
5 reviews
Dined on 30 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As usual the food was of a high quality. Made my day having red cabbage a particular favourite. It was busy but it was lunchtime so to be expected. Never had a bad roast dinner here and just for the record their toasties are probably on a par with my own.

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JanetM
Kent
2 reviews
Dined on 18 January 2020
Overall3food4service3ambience3

It was a very busy evening and there was not enough staff so there was longer waits than usual.

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RoKi
Kent
8 reviews
Dined on 17 January 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Went with a friend for breakfast, brilliant. Plenty of choice, well cooked, outstanding value, can't wait for next time.

RK
RoKi
Kent
9 reviews
Dined on 16 December 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Excellent value breakfast. Brilliant

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RoKi
Kent
9 reviews
Dined on 1 November 2019
Overall4food3service3ambience3

Great value as always, but as quite often happens the food was not very hot.

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keithc
1 review
Dined on 5 July 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

There was nothing to complain about, all went well from walking in to walking out .

RK
RoKi
Kent
9 reviews
Dined on 13 June 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Excellent value for money, as always. The only minus really, the food could be hotter.

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TERENCEH
Kent
1 review
Dined on 1 June 2019
Overall2food1service3ambience2

not as good as normal food not very hot just barely warm on Saturdays show would not recommend to a friend

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SusanP
1 review
Dined on 12 January 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Value for money. Bootable table. Easy parking. Excellent before cinema.

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LizL
Kent
1 review
Dined on 8 January 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

The food is excellent value the service received is always excellent

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EWilK
Kent
2 reviews
Dined on 20 December 2018
Overall2food4service2ambience1

We were seated at a table that felt as if it had been added last minute. It was partly in the middle of the floor, literally right up against the server station. So each time they opened or slammed drawers or doors it reverberated against our table and chairs. This was made worse as they put down and stacked trays of glasses. Very noisy. Not a pleasant dining experience.

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JanA
Kent
1 review
Dined on 13 December 2018
Overall4food4service4ambience4

we always enjoy our visits to Toby carvery. The food is excellent and pudding is good too. Its handy to be able to book in advance now. good service too. We have enjoyed every visit.

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cliffdweller
London
9 reviews
Dined on 1 December 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent Carvery. Good choice of well cooked meats, and an outstanding selection of vegetables.
Fantastic value for money.

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MichaelO
Kent
1 review
Dined on 23 November 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had lunch with friends on Friday and although it was busy, the food was great. Meat and vegetables all fresh and topped up. Server was very attentive, highly recommended

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vipCaroleP
Kent
6 reviews
Dined on 3 November 2018
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Very disappointed. We had booked with open table and received booking notifications all day, only to find no booking when we arrived at the restaurant!

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Pollyann
Kent
1 review
Dined on 25 September 2018
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We always enjoy the Toby the service is always good and food is good.

RH
RaymondH
Kent
1 review
Dined on 7 September 2018
Overall4food5service4ambience4

As usual, a very tasty meal,well cooked ,an excellent choice of meat and vegetables,will certainly come again

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lodge
London
4 reviews
Dined on 12 July 2018
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Your’re in safe hands here. Staff know what they are doing. Food is tasty.

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TinaP
1 review
Dined on 20 March 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely meal, lovely atmosphere it was a pleasant change from having to cook, just wish soft drinks were a bit cheaper

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RoKi
Kent
9 reviews
Dined on 15 March 2018
Overall4food4service4ambience4

As always, good food and great value for money.
My only slight criticism, at peak times, parking can be awkward.

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OpenTable Diner
Kent
1 review
Dined on 19 December 2017
Overall4food5service5ambience4

We eat here on a regular occasion to enjoy excellent food, service, price, and friendly service always from all members of staff. It has good access and ample parking spaces enabling us to enjoy our meal with no hassle

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OpenTable Diner
Kent
1 review
Dined on 7 December 2017
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Had a nice meal, thought they were a bit tight with meat portions. I chose beef and turkey on my plate after eating my meal all I can really remember of it was the taste of vegetables. Would have been better with extra or slightly thicker meat slices.

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Marsh
Kent
1 review
Dined on 2 December 2017
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We have been going to the Toby Carvery for a number of years, for all sorts of different occasions. We have never been disappointed. The food has always been first class and of the highest quality. The portions are generous and the staff are always helpful.
I would definitely recommend the Toby.

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OpenTable Diner
Kent
1 review
Dined on 28 November 2017
Overall2food3service1ambience4

Booking the table was easy...the person cutting up the meat was horrendous to me and my friend ....we are both retired and usually enjoy our meal at Toby but today was spoiled by the abusive guy. Utting up the turkey ham etc.....and as I was dropping the stuffing on to my plate..he dashed over and grabbed the tongs I had picked up from the stuffing dish and he was shouting....that’s for vegetarians. ..he changed the tongs and went back to cutting up the meat..,!!!while I stood looking in amazement ..he started telling people about me !! How I was getting stuffing and I had to be told it was for vegetarians ..also stories that had the people that were waiting ..looking at me and laughing.......he was very rude....I asked the waitress for his name ...I have it on a paper.....I will not go to that restaurant again, I had travelled approx twenty miles and trust me ...as a lady ...I do not need this treatment ...put me off my food and did not enjoy it at all.....nearer places to me are just as good with nice people serving ...not atrocious ones like him...

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WilliamM
Kent
2 reviews
Dined on 23 November 2017
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Staff are friendly and very helpful. The food is nice and hot always something for everyone. We will certainly be back.

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OpenTable Diner
Kent
1 review
Dined on 31 October 2017
Overall5food5service4ambience4

I love Toby but feel paying £2-85 for a Diet Coke to be a big rip off

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OpenTable Diner
Kent
1 review
Dined on 27 October 2017
Overall4food4service3ambience3

We have used Toby a few times now, when booking you are asked if it is a special occasion, as it was my birthday I put this on the booking, I don't know what I expected as we was dealt with as normal

RK
RoKi
Kent
9 reviews
Dined on 1 September 2017
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Excellent value, food does vary depending on the time of the day. The food at this visit (17:45) was very good, fresh and hot.

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OpenTable Diner
Kent
1 review
Dined on 2 August 2017
Overall4food5service4ambience4

We dine here 1-3 times a week sometimes 4 in the winter. We go as a couple , but often with family / friends. 98% of our experiences are very good. Food is freshly cooked and cooked in a healthy way. On quite a few occasions the potatoes have been burnt and sometimes part of the food has been cold. But when we have felt it necessary to complain (rare) we have had an apology and been compensated . The staff are friendly and try to be accommodating
It's value for money.
Although we feel very comfortable at our local one
We feel comfortable at all of the ones we have visited.
We have visited other companies - Harvesters ( this was our favourite for many years but food and service went right down ) Brewers, Hungry Horse , Zizzies ( only 2 or 3 times because of continuous bad service & food. )
Thankyou for making mealtimes easy 😊

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OpenTable Diner
Kent
3 reviews
Dined on 31 July 2017
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Good prompt service from our waitress , food good friendly staff reserved table ready when we arrived

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OpenTable Diner
Kent
1 review
Dined on 27 July 2017
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great value for money and never been a disappointment.
Would thoroughly recommend.

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Wendys
Kent
1 review
Dined on 22 June 2017
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Great food and service from Haley, she always sees we have everything we need

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OpenTable Diner
Kent
3 reviews
Dined on 27 May 2017
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our favourite car very. Always clean, good food and good service

RK
RoKi
Kent
9 reviews
Dined on 24 May 2017
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Great value for money, good selection of food, my only complaints would be that the food isn't always piping hot and the waiting staff are pushed, so don't expect first class attention.
But for the money....................

RK
RoKi
Kent
9 reviews
Dined on 19 April 2017
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Toby = good food at excellent prices.
Parking is tight sometimes.
A++

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OpenTable Diner
Kent
1 review
Dined on 7 April 2017
Overall3food2service3ambience2

Having visited Toby Carveries many times, here and Berkshire, it is always a lottery when eating at this Toby. Very disappointing on this occasion. The meat was good and plentiful. Unfortunately the same cannot be said for the vegetables. The roasties were white and soft, not a crispy bit in sight. The choice was minimal with most overcooked, they reminded me of school dinners in the 50s.

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none
Kent
1 review
Dined on 15 February 2017
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We have visited for the last seven years and have seen changes - for the better. the meat portions have increased - yum yum - and all the food is very good value. We choose to visit during term time than school holidays when it obviously is quieter. Please continue doing the same

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OpenTable Diner
Kent
1 review
Dined on 5 February 2017
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I had a really good experience at Toby Carvery and always have done! I reserved a table online to find when I got there the system had an error yet the staff were really apologetic and accommodating and gave us the next available table which was a life saver as I didn't have time to go elsewhere and I appreciate the restaurant was full to the brim! The food and service was top notch and my husband and daughter enjoyed their food just as much as I did!

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Toby Carvery - Thanet is rated 4.1 stars by 38 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.